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in·ves·ti·ture

 (ĭn-vĕs′tĭ-cho͝or′, -chər)
n.
1. The act or formal ceremony of conferring the authority and symbols of a high office.
2. An adornment or cover.

[Middle English, from Medieval Latin investītūra, from Latin investīre, to clothe; see invest.]
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investiture

(ɪnˈvɛstɪtʃə)
n
1. the act of presenting with a title or with the robes and insignia of an office or rank
2. (Historical Terms) (in feudal society) the formal bestowal of the possessory right to a fief or other benefice
3. a less common word for investment7
inˈvestitive adj
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in•ves•ti•ture

(ɪnˈvɛs tɪ tʃər, -ˌtʃʊər)

n.
1. the act or process of investing, as with a rank, office, or title.
2. the state of being invested, as with a garment, quality, etc.
3. something that covers or adorns.
4. Archaic. something that invests.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Medieval Latin investītūra]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.investiture - the ceremony of installing a new monarchinvestiture - the ceremony of installing a new monarch
induction, initiation, installation - a formal entry into an organization or position or office; "his initiation into the club"; "he was ordered to report for induction into the army"; "he gave a speech as part of his installation into the hall of fame"
2.investiture - the ceremonial act of clothing someone in the insignia of an office; the formal promotion of a person to an office or rank
promotion - act of raising in rank or position
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investiture

noun installation, ordination, inauguration, investment, investing, admission, induction, enthronement, instatement Edward VIII's investiture as Prince of Wales in 1911
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investiture

noun
The act or process of formally admitting a person to membership or office:
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Translations
investitura
indsættelseinvestitur
hátíîleg embættis-/heiîursveiting
investitúra
rütbe verme/atama töreni

investiture

[ɪnˈvestɪtʃəʳ] Ninvestidura f
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investiture

[ɪnˈvɛstɪtʃər] ninvestiture f
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investiture

n (of president etc)(feierliche) Einsetzung f, → Amtseinführung f; (of royalty)Investitur f; (of honour)Verleihung f; (= occasion)Auszeichnungsfeier f; after his investiture with the VC, …nachdem ihm das Viktoriakreuz verliehen worden war, …
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investiture

[ɪnˈvɛstɪtʃəʳ] ninvestitura
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invest2

(inˈvest) verb
to establish (a person) officially in a position of authority etc. The governor will be invested next week.
inˈvestiture (-titʃə) noun
(a ceremony of) giving (the robes etc of) high rank or office to someone.
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In summary, then, our non-contentious account of the domestic relations exception rests on the idea that the federal courts lack the power to administer state law in original non-contentious investitive proceedings.
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